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Rolling Prairie District

Chautauqua County Fair - July 20-23, 2022

Schedule

Saturday, July 16
9:00 am ............................ Clothing Judging, Cedar Vale

Monday, July 18
6:30 pm. ........... Horse Show, Lou Todd Memorial Arena

Wednesday, July 20  
8:00 am to 9:00 am .............................. Weigh-in Swine
9:00 am to 10:00 am ............................ Weigh-in Sheep/Goat
10:00 am to 11:00 am ............................ Weigh-in Beef
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm ...................... Check in 4-H Exhibits
1:00 pm .......................................... 4-H Judging Begins
4:00 pm.................... Kids Barnyard Olympics, 4-H Arena
6:00 pm ..............................  4-H Cookout & Swim Party
6:00 pm ............................. Seed Swap/Farmers Market
6:30 pm...................................... .Fair Prayer & Worship
7:30 pm........................................................... Fun Run
9:00 pm.................................................... Glow 5K Run

Thursday, July 21
8:00 am.................... Open Class Entries – 4-H Building
8:00 am ...................................  Swine Show, 4-H Arena
11:00 am................... Rabbit & Poultry Show, 4-H Arena
5:00 pm............................. Bucket Calf Show, 4-H Arena
5:30 pm.................................. FREE BBQ and Bean Feed
5:45-9:00 pm.............................. Softball, Softball Fields
6:00 pm....................................... Beef Show, 4-H Arena
6:00-10:00 pm.................................. Inflatables & Rides
6:00 pm........ Photography Judging (closed to the public)                           
6:00 pm............................... Open Class Entries closed
(Open class must be in place except cut flowers & food)
6:00 pm................................................... Hay Scramble
6:30 pm........................... Talent Show Contest, Midway
7:00 pm.... Photography Awards Presentation & Critique
7:30 pm................... Cowboy Challenge, Lou Todd Arena
9:00 pm………………….Home Run Derby, Softball Field

Friday, July 22
8:00 am......................... Sheep & Goat Show, 4-H Arena
8:30 am....................... Cut Flowers in place for Judging
4:00-10:00 pm...................... Craft/Vendor Fair, Midway
6:00 pm................................... Round Robin, 4-H Arena
6:00-10:00 pm.................................. Inflatables & Rides
6:00-9:00 pm....................................................... Bingo
6:00 pm...................................... Ice Cream by Donation
6: 30 pm......................... Kids Craft Corner, 4-H Building
8:00 pm..................... Rodeo, Lou Todd Memorial Arena
8:00 pm................. BBQ Contest Check-In, Tennis Courts
9:00 pm....................................... Youth Dance, Pavilion

Saturday, July 23
10:00 am.......................... Crown Mr. & Miss CQ County   ........................................................ Parade to Follow
10:00 am............................................   Horseshoe Pitch
11:00 am............... FFA Watermelon Feed at Fairgrounds
11:00 am................................................ Kids Pedal Pull
11:30 pm................................ 4-H Style Revue, Pavilion
12:00 pm ......................... FFA Cow Patty Bingo, Pavilion
12:30 pm............................... BBQ Judging, 4-H Building
12:30 pm......... Home Made Bread Contest, 4-H Building
1:00 pm............................................ Cornhole, Pavilion
1:00 - 4:00 pm....................................... Free Swimming
1:00 pm............ Celebrity Barnyard Olympics, 4-H Arena
2:00 pm................... Celebrity Showmanship. 4-H Arena
2:00 pm.......................... Kids Craft Corner, 4-H Building
3:00 pm.................................... Paint Class, 4-H Building
6:00 pm................... Livestock Premium Sale, 4-H Arena
6:00 – 10:00 pm............................... Inflatables & Rides
6:00-9:00 pm...................................................... Bingo
6:00 - 8:00 pm.................... Open Class Entries Removed
                                                                Checks picked up
7:00 pm ................. 4-H Supporters Dinner, 4-H Building
8:00 pm..................... Rodeo, Lou Todd Memorial Arena
9:00 pm to 12 am.............. Dance, Native Stone, Pavilion

 Fair Book

Premium Sale Information

Must attend and/or participate in at least 3 livestock educational events that are approved by the Chautauqua County Sale Committee and/or a Rolling Prairie Extension Agent. The events should pertain to the 4 species that are eligible for the premium sale. Horse, poultry and rabbit events will not count. 4-H members should try to vary the types of educational requirements they attend.

  • Rolling Prairie Livestock Project Meetings
  • Exhibit in a spring livestock show
  • Participate in a livestock judging contest
  • Participate in a livestock educational tour/event
  • Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) Certification
  • Present a market livestock presentation at County 4-H Club Days
  • Write a Story about or do a Financial Analysis of your Livestock ProjectThe story must be age appropriate. The financial analysis must be signed by a loan officer at a lending institution.

These requirements should be met between August 1, 2021 and the Chautauqua County 4-H Fair entry deadline.

To sell in the premium sale, animals must be of a packer acceptable weight based on the scales at the fair.

*Animals may go across the scales two times if under weight.  Under weight animals may be feed & watered under supervision but must reweigh in the time allotted.  No drenching of animals.  Superintendent has overall say in ethical treatment of animals.*

The minimum weight for each species is:

  • Steers 1,050 pounds
  • Pigs 210 pounds
  • Lambs 90 pounds
  • Goats 50 pounds